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Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...on of the genetic code on June 26th. This has been hailed by many as the holy grail of biology. This new breakthrough will open new avenues in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Genetic mapping will also help doctors evolve more patient specific therapies. Use of gene therapy to prevent resten...

India to benefit from pharma companies' move

...saving medicines. The victory in Pretoria has been hailed as a victory for the whole of the developing world. Courtesy: (India Abroad News Service)...

'Prozac miracle' could end in disaster

...of which Prozac is the best known - and which were hailed as "wonderdrugs" when they first hit the market in the 1980s. // The drug is known as Seroxat in Britain and Paxil in the US. This drug has the generic name-Paroxetine. There are 35 people in the class action at the moment - from a website designe...

Wonder drug - could end in disaster

...ss of drugs of which Prozac is the best known were hailed as "wonder drugs" when they first hit the market in the 1980's.//hey act to modify levels of serotonin, an important brain chemical messenger generally thought to be associated with mood and feelings of pleasure. Prozac is known as Seroxat in Britai...

Mouthwash as a weapon

A chemical ingredient of mouthwash is being hailed as a new weapon against the malaria parasite. Triclosan, also found in acne medications and some deodorants, seems to be able to prevent the growth of Plasmodium falciparum.This is the parasite carried in the saliva of mosquitoes which causes as many...

New treatment for depression

Doctors have hailed the results of early studies into a new treatment for patients with severe depression. Trials carried out by US doctors on an anti-depression 'pacemaker' found the electrical device can significantly improve the mental health of patients.// The pac...

Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?

... medical use? GHB -- gamma hydroxy butyric acid -- hailed as a wonder drug for the first 30 years// of its career, has been blamed as an illegal killer for the past 12 years. Many blame GHB for thousands of deaths and emergency room visits, while others claim its unrivaled uses as a prescription drug. The ...

Early detection of colorectal cancer may be hindered by coloured toilet disinfectants

...esence of minor amounts of blood. His argument was hailed as "interesting and valid", by Jola Gore-Booth, Chief Executive of Colon Cancer Concern. She also added that the more aware people become of the symptoms of colorectal cancer and act on their concerns, the more easier it would be to reduce instances ...

Stem cells grown into sperm cells

.... Growing stem cells into other tissues has been hailed as a source of major potential therapies in the future. However, the process is controversial because many stem cells are harvested from discarded embryos....

New Cancer Drug Hits the Mark

A new cancer drug is being hailed by researchers for its ability to target cancer cells and keep them from multiplying//. The drug being called ON01910 works by interfering with a molecule known as Plk1, which cancer cells need in order to divide and multiply. This molecule is found...

Mystery of nacrolepsy uncovered

...responsible for narcolepsy in a breakthrough being hailed as the first significant step forward in understanding the condition.The genes that have been discovered affect the regulation of the basic process of sleep.Juliette Faraco, who worked on one of the two studies published in the journal Cell, said the...

Cultivating gold on a fig tree

...urnal of the Institute of Physics. The journal has hailed the experiment as " green chemistry " because following the biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles in Rhodococcus, its cells continued to multiply normally , as the metal ions used were not toxic to the cells . This eco- friendly step is important as mor...

Launch Of India’s First Virology Course At Pun

...nd most of the researchers and experts in virology hailed from diverse disciplines like life sciences or chemistry. The new degree course will teach students the ABC of viruses, the natural history of viral-induced diseases and train them to conduct advanced research. There is a growing demand for trained ...

Women can now gauge their own future fertility

...ertility is dropping off. The development has been hailed to be as important as the contraceptive pill, as it will give women the same control over their fertility as the Pill. Women have a fixed number of eggs, which decline as they age. According to the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority, a wo...

Herceptin Is A Possible Cure For Breast Cancer

The drug Herceptin is being hailed as a new 'wonder drug' after it was found to halve...ve reduction of almost 46 percent and doctors have hailed these results as 'stunning' and 'revolutionary.' Herceptin acts against a protein of a particularly ...

Carotenoid Absorption Explained In A Better Manner

Carotenoids are being hailed as extremely important nutritionally and studied extensively. A pioneering method developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists has revealed new findings about how carotenoids are absorbed in the body.// Using isotopes to tag carotenoi...

Australian Scientists 'Silence' Cancer Gene

..., whose team developed the cervical cancer vaccine hailed the achievement of Dr McMillan's team as 'a significant step towards developing gene therapy for cervical cancer.' The University of Queensland's Centre for Immunology and Cancer Research based at Princess Alexandra Hospital says that the treatment c...

Controversy: Malaria Vaccine - Future Possibility Or Just A Dream?

While scientists world over have hailed the results of a trial of a malaria vaccine by pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), that has halved the incidence of severe disease in children, Pierre Druilhi, a French // entist, warned that malaria vaccination is still a far off dream fai...

Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML) Has An Answer Now!

... Gleevec, which puts Bcr-Abl on hold. The drug was hailed as the first "wonder drug" for cancer when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved it for CML treatment five year ago. However, the disease has proven difficult for some patients. In a minority of patients who initially responded well to Gle...

Aspirin induces Cancer Cells To Commit Suicide

Aspirin has already been hailed as a wonder drug that can take care of everything from Alzheimer's disease to heart attacks. It has now emerged that it can also induce cancer cells to commit suicide.// Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh report in the December 9 issue o...

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